Why use MAX IV?
The use of MAX IV’s brilliant synchrotron X-rays helps your company gain the knowledge needed to tackle R&D and production challenges, and study your products and processes in unprecedented ways.
Every year, we welcome curious industrial researchers from all over the world to conduct experiments at the different beamlines. Research teams join us from leading global brands as well as small enterprises, some do one-time experiments while others are recurring users. Industrial companies also join forces to invest in building new equipment and beamline stations at MAX IV to suit their specific research needs.
Together, we address global challenges through industrial innovation and progress, striving for scientific excellence and new insights that have radical effects on both business and society.
Developed for industrial research needs
The facility is developed together with industry to make sure that it provides the most relevant cutting-edge experimental techniques needed for advanced industrial research. Each beamline has its own experimental station and staff specialized in different techniques to help you with your specific research question. Explore our available techniques.
Industrial research projects cover everything from material development and manufacturing processes to product optimisation and recycling. MAX IV also lets you obtain material and process input for computational modelling, experimental data that validate simulation, finite element calculation and fluid dynamics.
Perhaps you are looking for data for a new patent, to disprove a patent, or for your marketing?
Fast, confidential access for industry
As an industrial user, you can use MAX IV for free through collaborating with academic research partners and publishing your data on peer reviewed journals.
We also offer industry-tailored access called Proprietary Access that grants you faster access and complete confidentiality and ownership of your research data. See our industry services and types of access here.
Curious to know more? Contact us at the MAX IV Industrial Relations Office.